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CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am EST
is michigan's decision to become a right-to-work state. thousands of protesters and union members converged on the capitol in lansing yesterday to object to the measure that would bar unions from requiring workers to pay membership dues and to join the union. governor snyder signed the measure into law. >> shouldn't the unionsing putting out a proposition that workers want to join a union? and shouldn't workers feel free to make that choice to say their dollars are going to the union or not based on they feel they're getting results? so that's what this is really doing. so that's why i view this as pro-worker, not anti-union. >> the right-to-work clause regarded as a big blow to organized labor which has seen membership decline across the country. down to private sector 7%. >> you think overall, isn't it, 7%? more than 50% of those work for the government. >> 7% and more than that if you go up, like -- i think it's 16% if you include -- 13 if you include public, which is -- where it is. a contentious issue. they point to what happened in indiana. you know, more jobs, better -- bet
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> coming up, why as many as 10,000 union workers are expected to march on the michigan capital today. if you get a chance, read the lead editorial on the "wall street journal." this might bring us some things you haven't thought about. plus, which bank has the best customer -- a quick glance, and you can see if you're on track. when the conversation turns to knowing where you stand, turn to us. wells fargo advisors. where you stand, turn to us. ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about th
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. the ceo scheduled to address the pilots union with the view of the airline's future following its bankruptcy restructuring. the unions favor a merger with us airways that would turn management over to that airline's executives. we talked a lot about that. the u.s. home reowe potions rose to a nine-month high in november. that's according to a new figure from realty track even as the number of homes entering foreclosure process are at a six-year low. >> it did not escape all of our viewers that we were going to dance on break and then we came back with a bunch of deliverance music. that was for -- the dueling guest hosts. we already headed for dueling guest hosts. it was preproduced. and then we happened to serendipitously say we were going to do the tango on break. >> i was pushing for the fox trot. >> why can't apart? anyway "the wall street journal" says that barclays plans to eliminate as many as 2,000 jobs in its investment bank as part of the restructuring plan. the cuts are exexpected to be announced last year. barclays would be the latest to make such a deal. and we're goin
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
has the city of chicago be doing? >> rahm emanuel took on the teacher's union. >> he got rolled. and they've been selling assets. it's been asset sales, parking contract, not dealing with the underlying spending problems. so house republicans are determined to deal with this debt question. so when boehner comes out and gives his talk right after the election -- >> but honestly, the administration has criticized the republicans because there are no specifics in the spending cuts. >> come on, look. the erskine bowles language -- you know how this works. house republicans are will -- >> give me one. >> i won't play that game and here's why. house republicans -- house republicans are willing to sit . house republicans are willing to sit down. they're not any more anxious to deal with the cuts and pass the cuts than anybody else is but we demonstrated through the ryan budget, we did it once, we did it twice -- >> i'll give you that point. i wish everybody would stop talking about this in public and get behind closed doors and actually make this happen. i can't believe the amount of tough
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
union leaders gathering in oslo, norway, this morning to receive the nobel peace prize. the nobel committee is awarding the prize to the european union for fostering peace on a continent ravaged by war. >>> spanish language media company telemundo is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. the company is ringing the bell at the nasdaq this morning. joining us right now acceptle yae romano. he is president of telemundo media which is owned by our parent cop comcast. emilio, thank you for joining us this morning. >> pleasure. >> part of the things that you're doing this morning is unveiling a new logo. getting away from the "t" but also a celebration of the growth of the company. >> that's exactly right. we're reflecting what our viewers have said to us about the duality of being hispanic and being in the u.s. so our new bold and very good brand that shows the duality that they live here in the u.s. is going to be the new way we're going to present telemundo. we're doing that having the best year ever. our ratings have been the highest ever from 11 to 12 and year-end and we are
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
gathered here today to celebrate the union of tim and laura. it's amazing how appreciative people are when you tell them they could save a lot of money on their car insurance by switching to geico...they may even make you their best man. may i have the rings please? ah, helzberg diamonds. nice choice, mate. ...and now in the presence of these guests we join this loving couple. oh dear... geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> welcome back, everybody. we've been watching the futures, they are mixed, dow slightly higher but you can also see futures are lower for the s&p and the nasdaq. in our headlines apple and samsung are back in court in a high profile patent case. samsung is seeking to overturn an august verdict that found it guilty of infringing patents and ordered it to pay apple $1 billion. apple is seeking $500 million more. >>> sales of homes in the middle of foreclosure process were up 22% in the third quarter compared to a year earlier. realty track says a third were short sales where a lender agrees to accept less than what the homeowner owes on t
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am EST
efforts to resolve the financial problem. >>> and the european union has fined tv and computer monitor makers about $2 billion saying those companies fixed monitor tube prices for a decade which ended in 2006 talking about companies like philips, lg, and panasonic among the companies fined. philips, which was assessed the biggest chunk of the penalty says it will appeal the ruling. >>> and mortgage applications rose 4.5% last week according to new figures from the mortgage bankers association. most of the increase was accounted for by a rise in refinancing activity. >>> all right. the dollar hitting a six-week low on uncertainty about whether a budget deal would be reached. meantime, oil continues to trade below $90 a barrel. joining us this morning, chief market strategist at worldwide markets. also kevin book who is managing director at clear view energy partners. and joe, let's start off talking about the dollar. i can't make heads or tails of why the dollar is under so much pressure. i know things are bad here, we're worried about the fiscal cliff. but look at what's happen
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